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Ironside Hired as Paramount’s VP of Brand Management

Paramount Pictures has tapped Sabrina Ironside to be its Senior VP of brand management, where she will be developing strategies for the new Paramount Animation division. She will report ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. to Debut ‘Doc McStuffins’ Short-Form Spinoff

Fans of Disney’s acclaimed preschool series Doc McStuffins are going to feel better about the their summer TV viewing options. A new short-form series extension called The Doc ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters University’ Sets Pixar Record in Latin America

Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University has grossed over $31.7 million in Latin America during its opening weekend, setting a new all-time record for Pixar in the region. According ... Continue Reading →
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Brice Parker is New Animation Producer at Athena

Emeryville, Calif-based Athena Studios has signed CG animation production manager Brice Parker to the newly created position of Producer. Parker will oversee development of the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters U.’ Scares Up Terrific Business at No. 1

Mike and Sulley and the rest of the gang of collegiate scarers of Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University managed to scare up lots of tickets sales at the box office this past weekend. ... Continue Reading →
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British Animator John Wilson Dies at 93

We were saddened by the recent death of British animation director and designer John Wilson, who passed away on June 21st at the age of 93 (according to animator Michael Sporn’s blog). ... Continue Reading →
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Mike and Sulley’s College Adventure

Pixar’s much-anticipated Monsters University raises the bar on big feature prequels this summer. It’s been 12 years since Pixar introduced audiences to Mike Wazowki and ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Monsters’ to Fight Zombies This Weekend

This weekend is shaping up to be an interesting battleground between new arrivals Disney/Pixar’s much-awaited prequel Monsters University and Paramount’s intriguing Brad ... Continue Reading →
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Rob Edwards to Offer ‘Writing for Animation’ Seminar

Rob Edwards, writer of Disney’s The Princess and the Frog and Treasure Planet will teach a seminar titled “Writing for Animation” on Saturday, June 29th from 2-3:30pm, ... Continue Reading →
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Allers’ Animated ‘Prophet’ Pic Draws Top Talent

Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek, John Krasinski, Frank Langella, Alfred Molina and Quvenzhané Wallis have joined the voice cast of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, the animated feature film ... Continue Reading →